HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON VETERANS, MILITARY, & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, & CULTURE AND THE ARTS

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti, Chair

Rep. Beth Fukumoto, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 8, 2018

TIME:

10:00am

PLACE:

Conference Room 429

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 886

Status

RELATING TO FILIPINO VETERANS.

Requires and funds the Office of Veterans' Services to establish a Filipino Veterans Legacy Exhibit at the Honolulu International Airport.

 

VMI, FIN

HB 1944

Status

RELATING TO FILIPINO VETERANS BURIAL ASSISTANCE.

Establishes the Filipino-American Veterans of World War II burial assistance program. Establishes the Filipino-American veterans of World War II burial assistance program special fund. Makes an appropriation.

 

VMI, FIN

HB 2455

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM FOR THE 2018 GANNENMONO CELEBRATION.

Makes an appropriation to the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism for the 2018 gannenmono celebration.

 

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HB 1223

Status

RELATING TO MILITARY IN THE ARTS.

Appropriates moneys for the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts to establish an Arts in the Military Program.

 

VMI, FIN

HB 2090

Status

RELATING TO VIETNAM WAR VETERANS.

Designates 3/29 of each year as Vietnam War Veterans Day in Hawaii.

 

VMI, FIN

HB 2036

Status

RELATING TO MEMORIALS.

Appropriates funds for the planning and design of a memorial to honor service members of the recent conflicts in the Persian Gulf, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the various theaters of the Global War on Terrorism, to be located at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe on the island of Oahu, and replicas of the memorial to be located at state veterans cemeteries statewide.

 

VMI, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

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     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

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Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

Chair